Teaching with and for creativity begins by integrating the 4 Instructional Elements into instructional design.
Next, the 7 targeted Action Areas are introduced as tangible, attainable goals. Each has an accompanying teacher and student mindset and skillset components.
Fluency – many ideas
Flexibility – different types of ideas
Originality – unique ideas
Elaboration – adding details to ideas
Person – understanding traits and behaviors
Perception – learning to become more flexible in thinking
Press – changing learning environments to increase creativity
Process – using tools & strategies to improve creative output
Product – creating visual & verbal products to express creativity
Passion – exploring areas of life-long interests and passions
Persistence – developing a mindset of continuous improvement